It pays to get drunk with the best people.
A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.
Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime.
After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
No one has a corner on success. It is his who pays the price.
Giving parties is a trivial avocation, but it pays the dues for my union card in humanity.
The relationship between the media owner, their relationship isn't strictly with people and audiences. It's also with advertisers, and that's the most relationship in radio; in fact it pays the bills.
In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn't enjoy it and thought about leavin', and thought, hell, it's an easy job and pays wonderful. I kinda just prostituted myself for their money.
My feeling is that the hero has now been defined by phrases like the odious one that we were all raised with - crimes does not pay. Of course it pays, you schmuck. That's not why we don't do it. We don't do it because it is wrong.
The price that one pays for refusing to act on the truth as one sees it, is to be led to believe untruth to avoid guilt.
It's hard for bands to stick it out because people grow up, and it never really pays off. If you're looking for some sort of payoff, it's not gonna happen.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
That was really so upsetting when you are trying to pass on some very serious knowledge and be basically, treated worse than a student coming off the street because his father pays the tuition. Come on. Give me a break. This is no school. This is a joke.
Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.
Since the big band started I'm just always swamped with movies and things. It certainly pays the bills and it's very satisfying, because I get to write all these big charts and all this crazy music.
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Crime is the price society pays for abandoning character.
The satisfaction comes because you work hard and it pays off. It is not as glamorous as I thought it would be, but, you know, I appreciate it more than I ever knew I would, and I love it more than I ever knew I would.
Acting kind of pays my bills more than music does.